Are you interested in languages with a view to working in an intercultural business environment? Do you want to discover more about the history, politics and cultures of the countries where the language or languages are spoken? On this course you will develop a sound understanding of fundamental business principles and theories. You will also study one or two languages to degree level and develop your cultural and historical knowledge of the country where your chosen language(s) are spoken. The language options are: Study one language
- If you wish to study one language, choose from:
- French (post-A level)
- German (beginners' or post-A level)
- Russian (beginners' or post-A level)
- Spanish (beginners' or post-A level)
- French (post-A level or beginners’ level)
- German (post-A level or beginners’ level)
- Mandarin (beginners' or post-A level)
- Russian (post-A level or beginners’ level)
- Spanish (post-A level or beginners’ level)
- Portuguese (beginners’ level)
- Serbian/Croatian (beginners’ level)
In year one you begin a structured language course in the language or languages of your choice. You are also introduced to the history and culture related to your language(s). A quarter of your studies will be in core business studies modules: Organisational Studies; Consumers and Markets; and Work and Society. In year two, as well as continuing to develop your language skills, you choose topics from a wide range of options in the fields of literature, history, society and culture of the countries where your language or languages are spoken. You will also take optional modules in business. Your will spend your third academic year abroad. You will divide your time between countries where your chosen language(s) are spoken. Depending on where your placement is, you could study at one of our exchange universities, teach on the British Council assistantship programme or undertake a work placement with a company. Options available to you may depend on the details of the Brexit settlement negotiated by the UK government. Your fourth year will be spent back at Nottingham. As well as continuing to develop your language skills, you will choose special topics from a wide range of options in the fields of literature, history, society, and culture of the countries where your language(s) are spoken. Placement and volunteering opportunities are available in the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, as well as via the Nottingham Advantage Award.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
European Baccalaureate - 75% overall. If you wish to study one language, choose from French, German, Russian or Spanish post A Level or German, Russian or Spanish beginners. If you wish to study two languages, choose from French, German, Mandarin, Russian or Spanish (post A Level or beginners) or Portuguese and Serbian/Croatian beginners. At least one of your two languages must be one of our post A Level languages (French, German, Mandarin, Russian or Spanish), as you may only include one beginners' language in your programme. Other language qualifications may be considered in the absence of an A Level. Please contact the University for further information. GCSE requirements – English grade C (numeric grade 4) and Maths grade B (numeric grade 5)
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.